Villa | 9 bedrooms | sleeps 20
Bagnara Tower is made of 2 stylish Medieval Historic Residences set in the centre of a magnificent 1500 acres estate actually including a collection of castles and woodland, complete with lakes and a natural reserve. Perched high in the Umbrian hills not far from Perugia and many of the area?s historic gems, midway between Florence and Rome, this peaceful estate makes a tailor-made base for a stay in central Italy. Referred to as ?the green heart of Italy?, Umbria is a small, hilly and fairly untouched region often hailed as Tuscany without the crowds. The landscape is similar to that of Tuscany and combines austere Medieval architecture and stone farmhouses with gently rolling hills and rivers.
The Main House is a stylish 11th century Abbey encircling a courtyard, beautifully renovated to create a private house; it has been restored to the highest standard of renovation and design to create a luxury villa with 7 rooms and 9 bathrooms, with total privacy and breathtaking views. It is extraordinarily equipped and beautifully interior designed with everything from high speed wireless internet, to whirlpool bathtubs, air conditioning, panoramic dining veranda, ice maker.
Table tennis, billiards, mountain bikes and children playground will keep you entertained. Yoga lessons, cooking classes and massages are also available (to be pre-booked).
Outside, you?ll find panoramic terraces, dining areas, gardens rich in flowers, fruit and olive trees, an infinity salt water pool with fantastic hillside views that catches the rays from dawn to dusk, stone BBQ and children?s playground. There is even a beautiful church perfect for tying the knot should the fancy take you.
BAGNARA TOWER'S huge estate is at Guests? full disposal and it is criss-crossed with walking and biking trails, woods for berry-picking, a sprinkling of lakes and a farm where olives, honey and orchard-grown fruit and vegetables are harvested. ?Chianina? cattle, chicken and goose are reared on the farm, while wild boar, roe deer and partridge roam in the woods.
The Villas are fully staffed: daily housekeeping , breakfast service, full gardening and pool maintenance service are included in rates. In house cooker and waiters, baby sitter, car with a driver and many additional activities are available on request (to be pre-booked).
The surroundings are completely rural and tranquil but Guests have the convenience of the village, bar, shops, restaurants and sport centre being only five minutes drive away. An excellent and challenging Golf course (18 hole), designed by Robert Trent Jones jr., is only ten minutes drive away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 20, 9 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Pool or snooker table, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||9 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 9 Family bathrooms|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The Abbey (main house)
( 7 bedrooms + 9 bathrooms ? sleeps 15)
Hillside medieval historic Villa with the absolute luxury of space, comfort and equipment
Panoramic 360 degree views over the 1.500 acres Bagnara Estate and Natural Reserve
Conveniently close to Perugia, Assisi, Gubbio, Todi and Tuscany
Spectacular infinity saltwater pool overlooking the Tiber valley and several outdoor sitting areas
5.000 sqm manicured gardens designed by the famous Tuscan landscape designer Alberto Margheriti, botanical garden with aromatic plants, kitchen garden, children?s wooden playground
Private church still consecrated, perfect for celebrations, social gatherings and events
Master bedrooms with whirlpool bathtub or double marble bathtub and rain shower
Exceptionally fully equipped kitchen & bar
The main house is a stylish 11th century stone Abbey and historic complex encircling a courtyard, beautifully renovated in 2005 to create a private house. It has been restored to the highest standard of renovation and design to create a luxury villa with 7 rooms and 9 bathrooms (15 beds), with total privacy and breathtaking views. It is extraordinarily equipped and beautifully interior designed with everything from high speed wireless internet, to whirlpool bathtubs, air conditioning, panoramic dining veranda, espresso coffee machine, ice maker and billiard.
The Abbey is composed of a beautiful church with frescoes inside - still consecrated and devoted to Saint Joseph, octagonal bell tower, sacristy and parish house. In the middle of the complex is a charming large stone courtyard, with an ancient well, surrounded by lemon trees. The entire framework is original; in fact it has not undergone works of enlargement or alteration recently. The last intervention of adjustment dates back to XVIII century. The current restoration works have been realized according to the bonds and indication of the Umbrian Monuments and Fine Arts Office, and with the employment of ancient material and traditional working technique.
The Abbey meets the highest international standards in elegant antique furnishings, privacy, exclusivity and size. The layout offers most refined accommodation for two and a suite for three, a large panoramic terrace, with total privacy and breathtaking views. The comfortable living room with fireplace is packed with books and includes a card table; there are two guest bathrooms, a medieval tavern with billiard, a lounge bar and a large beautiful panoramic dining jasmine covered veranda. French windows enhance the flow of light. Excellent for long-term rental from Spring to Fall with air conditioning in all bedrooms, heating and two fireplaces. Unlimited use of high-speed wireless internet. Access to the 1.500 acres Bagnara Estate walking and biking trails, picnic areas, woods for berry-picking, and farm, including use of mountain bikes available.
Entrance & Studio: entrance hall, downstairs guest bathroom, study with fireplace, equipped with telephone, desktop, printer/copier/scanner, fax machine
Periwinkle master bedroom: Queen size double bed or 2 Twin beds, en-suite full bathroom with large marble bathtub + rain shower, Air conditioning, Heating, Sat flat TV, Telephone, WIFI, Safe Box, Hair-drier, Mini fridge, iPod dock station. Views over the Tiber valley.
Primrose bedroom: Queen size double bed, en-suite full bathroom with bathtub + rain shower, Air conditioning, Heating, Telephone, WIFI, Safe Box, Hair-drier, Mini fridge. Views over the garden and the Tiber valley.
TV room: with TV, CD player and DVD player
Jasmine covered large dining panoramic veranda: with stunning views over the Tiber valley and the gardens ? seats 30. With anteroom for serving.
Lounge Bar: with professional espresso coffee machine, ice maker, glass-washer, fridge. Second guest bathroom.
Villa Kitchen: exceptional fully equipped with professional Dishwasher , Freezer, Fridge (3), Grill (volcanic stone), Microwave, Oven, Stoves (6), Kneader, Blender, Microwave, Toaster, Food Processor.
Comfortable Living Room: packed with books, with fireplace and card table.
Tulip bedroom: Queen size double bed or 2 Twin beds, en-suite bathroom with whirlpool bathtub + rain shower, Air conditioning, Heating, Telephone, WIFI, Safe Box, Hair-drier, Mini fridge. Views over the courtyard and gardens.
Peony master bedroom: Queen size double bed, en-suite full bathroom with whirlpool bathtub + rain shower, Air conditioning, Heating, Sat flat TV, Telephone, WIFI, Safe Box, Hair-drier, Mini fridge, iPod dock station. Views over the Tiber valley, the courtyard and the church.
Geranium bedroom: Queen size double bed, en-suite full bathroom with bathtub + rain shower, Air conditioning, Heating, Telephone, WIFI, Safe Box, Hair-drier, Mini fridge. Views over the Tiber valley and gardens.
Covered panoramic terrace: with sofas and commanding views over the courtyard, pool, gardens and the Tower.
Lower ground floor:
Medieval Tavern: with billiards.
Sacristy first floor:
Myosotis bedroom: Queen size double bed or 2 Twin beds, en-suite full bathroom with bathtub + rain shower, Air conditioning, Heating, Telephone, WIFI, Safe Box, Hair-drier, Mini fridge. Views over the courtyard and gardens.
7Flowers triple bedroom: Queen size double bed + single bed, en-suite full bathroom with bathtub + rain shower, Air conditioning, Heating, Telephone, WIFI, Safe Box, Hair-drier, Mini fridge. Views over the medieval courtyard and gardens.
Large, still consecrated, devoted to S. Joseph. The frescoed woody landing once held a pipe organ. Seats 70.
Nestling on a hill overlooking the Tiber valley, in the magnificent 1,500 acres Bagnara Estate & natural reserve crisscrossed by walking and biking trails with picnic areas, 5 medieval castles, ancient olive trees, woods for berry-picking, animal breeding, a sprinkling of lakes and a farm.
Medieval large courtyard surrounded by lemon trees, perfect for candlelight dinner.
Infinite very private panoramic overflow salt water Pool . Rectangular fan-shaped, in white stone. 120 sqm wideness, 148 cm depth; length west side: 13 metres, length east side: 15,60 metres, width: 7,5 metres ? no diving ? pool has no safety fence around, nor swimming guard - pool is open from May 12 to September 28.
Pool wooden gazebo, fully equipped stone BBQ, telephone and shower.
Parasols, Deck chairs and Sunbeds.
A 5.000 sqm manicured gardens designed by the famous Tuscan landscape designer Alberto Margheriti.
Botanical garden with aromatic plants, kitchen garden.
Children?s wooden playground, table tennis, parking areas (covered parking areas at the Tower ? 100 m. distance)
Outside lightning with ancient streetlamps lined with forged iron.
There are sweeping views of the Tiber valley, surrounding hills, forests, the Bagnara castle and estate.
Wi - Fi connection
Infinity salt water swimming pool
The Umbria region
Italy is a wonderful country that combines stunningly landscape with unique culture. From it's modern cities to its classic
countryside there is such a variety of wondrous things to see and do. Italy's unique culture stems from its history of being many individual states/provinces.
The countries shape means that the coast is easily accessible from practically anywhere in the country.
There are many fantastic things to do in the
local area. As well as all the normal tourist activities available there is a plethora of historical churches/monasteries that are well worth a visit. A trip here
would not be complete without sampling some of the delicious local food and, of course, the wine.